Wilfred Owen Memorial

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Reference #252262

Address:

Walkway beside St Oswald's Church

Church Street

Oswestry

SY11 2SY

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Within a garden/park/churchyard/enclosure/Marketplace
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Materials:
  • Stone Slate
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: fixed to the wall on the right hand side of the walkway to the right of St Oswald's Church is a slate bench with a commemorative plaque above. The plaque has to the left "Anthem for Doomed Youth" and to the right "Futility" poems by Wilfred Owen and the inscription is in the centre of this metal plaque with the crest of the Artists Rifles below.
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Wilfred Owen/poet/born Plas Wilmot Oswestry/18 March 1893/awarded Military Cross/October 1918/killed in action Ors France/4 November 1918 On bench below "W 1893 - 1918 O"

Wilfred Owen

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